TN 1 (12-16)
GN 03313.045 Disclosure to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
We provide general instructions for disclosing information from our systems of records to other Federal agencies and officials and a link to our systems of records and their applicable routine uses in GN 03313.001. If you receive a request from VA, contact your regional Privacy Act Coordinator.
A. Disclosures to assist us in administering our Social Security Programs
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Regional Office (VARO) assists us in administering the Social Security Act in the Philippines and in other parts of the Asia-Pacific region. We may disclose certain tax and non-tax return information to VARO when VARO assists us in administering the Social Security Act for these purposes.
B. Disclosures to administer VA programs
VA administers entitlement, compensation, and pension programs that meet our criteria for income and health maintenance programs. We may disclose certain tax return and non-tax return information to VA for the administration of their income and health maintenance programs. As a reminder, field offices may provide copies of medical documentation to VA upon request for VA’s use in administration of its programs. For more information concerning disclosure of tax return information to VA, see GN 03320.015C.2 Disclosure of Tax Return Information Without Consent.